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Mazda 3 Owners Manual: Parking Brake

CAUTION Driving with the parking brake on will cause excessive wear of the brake parts.

NOTE For parking in snow, refer to Winter Driving regarding parking brake use.

Setting the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and then firmly pull the parking brake lever fully upwards with sufficient force to hold the vehicle in a stationary position.

Mazda 3. Setting the parking brake


Releasing the parking brake

Depress the brake pedal and pull the parking brake lever upwards, then press the release button. While holding the button, lower the parking brake lever all the way down to the released position.

Mazda 3. Releasing the parking brake


Foot Brake
This vehicle has power-assisted brakes that adjust automatically through normal use. Should power-assist fail, you can stop by applying greater force than normal to the brake pedal. But the dis ...

Warning Light
The warning light turns on when the system has a malfunction. Refer to Warning Lights on . Brake Pad Wear Indicator When the disc brake pads become worn, the built-in wear indicators contact th ...

Other materials:

DSC Off Switch Inspection
1. Remove the DSC OFF switch.. 2. Verify that the continuity between the DSC OFF switch terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, replace the DSC OFF switch. 3. Apply battery voltage to DSC OFF switch terminal E, and connect terminal A to g ...

Headlight Leveling Switch Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.. 2. Remove the headlight leveling switch.. 3. Verify that the resistance and continuity between the headlight leveling switch terminals is as indicated in the table. If not as indicated in the table, or if the resistance is not within the ...

Door Adjustment
1. Loosen the door hinge installation bolts. 2. Adjust the gap and height difference to the standard range by moving the door back and forth, left and right. Standard range a: 2.5―4.5 mm {0.10―0.17 in} b: -1.0―1.0 mm {-0.039―0.039 in} c: 2.5& ...

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